(Portland, OR) -- The number of homeless people in the Portland area is going up. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development reports there were more than 39-hundred homeless people in the region earlier this year. According to yesterday's release of the 2016 Annual Homeless Assistance Report, the count is up more than 100 people from 2015. The number has gone down since 2010, when more than 42-hundred people were living on the streets. The number of people in shelters, homeless veterans and homeless youth all increased slightly from last year to this year.